The SRM group of educational institution had started its very own dental college (SRM Kattankulathur) in the year 2007. In this very short span of four years, the college has witnessed tremendous growth in clinical care. Seeing the growing patient inflow SRM Kattankulathur Dental College has now starting its own Post - graduate specialty in oral & maxillofacial surgery.
The three year PG course aims to cover extensively the following areas - maxillofacial trauma, maxillofacial pathology, orthognathic surgery, aesthetic facial surgery, temporomandibular surgery, facial reconstruction, craniofacial surgery and dentoalveolar surgery. The added advantage of SRM General Hospital in the same campus with "start of art" facilities and experienced faculty in OMFS, who are enthusiastic and committed to aspiring maxillofacial surgery making SRM an ideal stepping stone for their motivated towards excellence in OMFS.
The outpatient division in OMFS has 40 dental with an attached air conditioned and well equipped minor operating theatre. The major cares are posted in SRM general hospital where OMFS has been allotted its own theatre and ward. The department treats 2000 outpatients of average which include 100 minor cases and 25 major cases per month. The undergraduate trainees are well exposed to ample number of basic exodantial and minor oral surgical cares.
The casuality setup in SRM general Hospital functions on a 24 hour basis, with trained doctors available to handle medical emergencies. The department has also benefited in being a team member in this emergency care system. There is a well equipped surgical intensive care unit to monitor the patient's progress round the clock. The hospital is supported by laboratory and department of radiology which include special investigations like CT and MRI.
The scope for progress in OMFS has grown by leaps and bounds and SRM with its research setup ensures that there are no boundaries to pursue your passion.